Custom Plaques

Dedicate, recognize, honor and memorialize with custom plaques by Ideation.

Commemorate your special occasion with a custom plaque by Ideation. We have several materials and finishes to choose from.

Serving the cities of  Troy, Ann Arbor, Royal Oak, Birmingham, Detroit, Ferndale, Lansing and surrounding areas in Michigan.

Etched bronze plaque with light oxidized brushed finish for Detroit Athletic Club

Cast aluminum custom plaque with sand texture for Lovio George in Detroit.

Aluminum plaque with sand texture and matte finish for JFM Consulting based in Detroit.

Bronze cast plaque for Detroit Athletic Club

Cast bronze plaque with raised letters in light oxidized finish for Detroit Athletic Club

Bronze plaques wth custom paint fill for Forgotten Harvest

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Precision-tooled aluminum plaque with stipple texture for Haven

Custom Plaques by Ideation, a Metro Detroit Sign Company

Our cast and etched plaques last a lifetime and are produced from many materials including bronze, aluminum, stainless steel, brass, copper and zinc. We offer over 16 specialty finishes including polished, painted or oxidized. No matter the application, Ideation can help you design and specify the perfect plaque for your needs. Ideation regularly serves customers in Detroit, Royal Oak, Birmingham, Troy, Ferndale, Ann Arbor, Lansing and the entire Metro Detroit area.

If you have a completed plaque design ready to quote, just send us the specifics and we’ll provide you with a cost and lead time estimate. However, most of our customers appreciate our help determining the right material, finish and design for their objective and the space it’s going in. We’ll meet with you in our studio to show you the plaque options and to determine the cost and lead time for your project. Most plaques can be produced in 2.5-3 weeks from approval of artwork. Ideation provides complete installation services.

Using Custom Signs to Brand Your Space

Ideation helps you influence how people feel in your space with custom signs, environmental graphics, donor recognition displays and wayfinding systems that work collaboratively with your interior design and architecture to speak your brand clearly. We offer master sign planning,  graphic design, production and installation.

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